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Keyword - Osteogenesis imperfecta (KW-1065)

Definition

Protein which, if defective, causes osteogenesis imperfecta, a bone disorder characterized by low bone mass, and brittle, osteoporotic and easily fractured bones. It may also present with blue sclerae, loose joints, and imperfect dentin formation.

Synonyms

  • Brittle bone disease
  • Fragilitas ostium
  • Glass bone disease
  • Lobstein's disease
  • Lobstein disease

Category

Disease

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